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thetwentyminutevc.libsyn.com November 30, 2022

The Twenty Minute Vc (20vc): Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Jason Lemkin On Why Founders Do Not Care About Their Vcs Anymore, Why Zoom Made Us All Worse Investors, Why 80-90% Irr Should Have Been Warning Signs And The Algolia Journey From Seed To $2.25bn Valuation

Jason Lemkin is one of the OGs of SaaS of the last decade. As the Founder of SaaStr, he has inspired more SaaS founders than one can imagine building "The World’s Largest Community for Business Software." Jason also invests out of the $100M SaaStr Fund and in the past Jason has led rounds into TalkDesk, Pipedrive, Algolia, Gorgias, Salesloft, and many more incredible companies. Prior to founding SaaStr, Jason was the Co-Founder of Echosign, an early e-signature business, funded by Emergence Capital and that was acquired by Adobe for $100M.
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coindesk.com 11minutes ago

Defi Marketplace Archimedes Raises $4.9M In Seed Round Led By Hack Vc

The decentralized finance lending and borrowing platform is launching in February. : Archimedes, a decentralized finance (DeFi) lending and borrowing marketplace that is launching this month, has secured another round of funding, the company said in a statement Wednesday. The recently closed seed-funding round of $4.9 million was led by Hack VC. It adds to $2.4 million of pre-seed funding for a total of $7.3 million in pre-launch fundraising, the Miami-based company said. Seed-round backers included Uncorrelated Venture, Psalion, Truffle Ventures, Cogitent Ventures, Haven VC and Palsar among others.
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alleywatch.com 1hour ago

The 8 Largest Nyc Tech Startup Funding Rounds Of January 2023 – Alleywatch

Everything you need to need to know about the largest NYC startup funding rounds of January 2023; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…
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venturebeat.com 3hours ago

Tao Raises $22M To Explore Way To Generate Energy From Nuclear Fusion | Venturebeat

NT-Tao has rasied $22 million to explore a way to generate clean energy from nuclear fusion in an efficient way.
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forbes.com 4hours ago

Fungi-powered Ingredients Startup Michroma Promising To Remove Petroleum From Food Colorings Raises $6.4M In Venture Funding

San Francisco-headquartered startup, Michroma, which uses fungal biofactories to produce natural food coloring and flavors, has amassed $6.4 million in a recent venture-backed seed funding.
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seekingalpha.com 8hours ago

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (are) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call January 31, 2022 3:00 PM ET Good afternoon, and welcome to the Alexandria Real Estate Equities 2022 Fourth Quarter and Yearend Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] After today’s presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. This conference call contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. The company’s actual results might differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.
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fortune.com 16hours ago

Fintech Moov Raises $45M From Visa, Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures And Others

Visa, the payments giant, has made its first investment in Moov Financial, which provides a platform that lets companies embed payments into their software. Moov just raised $45 million in a Series B round led by Commerce Ventures that also saw participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures, and Sorenson Ventures. Dan Rosen, founder and partner of Commerce Ventures, will join Angela Strange, a general partner at Andreessen, and Matt Harris, a BCV partner, on Moov’s board. Moov has collected $77.5 million in total, according to Wade Arnold, Moov’s cofounder and CEO.
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jdsupra.com 18hours ago

Singapore: A Rising Tiger Economy For Startups And Venture Capital In Asia | Foley & Lardner Llp

As we project ourselves forward in 2023, amidst the clouds, a bright spot for optimism is burning brightly for early stage, deep tech startup companies and investors. It’s no surprise that last year we saw a decrease in venture capital investment on a global scale. But as we saw, early stage, Seed and Series A stage fundraising saw much less of a drop of in investment than later stage deals......By: Foley & Lardner LLP.
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asia.nikkei.com 18hours ago

Japan's Mufg Launches $100M Fund To Back Indonesian Startups - Nikkei Asia

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest megabank, has established a $100 million investment fund dedicated to Indonesian startups. The group's venture capital unit MUFG Innovation Partners is managing the fund. Plans call for the vehicle to inject cash into about 15 startups.
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vcnewsdaily.com 21hours ago

Freemodel Raises $19.5M Series A Round

BURLINGAME, CA, Tech-enabled home renovation company Freemodel today announced it has secured a $19.5 million Series A investment.
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benzinga.com 23hours ago

Pre-sale Home Renovation Startup Freemodel Raises $19.5M In Series A Funding

BURLINGAME, Calif., Jan. 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Bay Area-based tech-enabled home renovation company Freemodel today announced it has secured a $19.5 million series A investment led by QED Investors, a leading venture capital firm in the fintech and proptech sector, in partnership with LL Funds, a leading provider of both growth equity and asset-backed debt. Other participants in the most recent round of funding include RWT Horizons, FJ Labs, 1984 Ventures, 1Sharpe Ventures, and Crossbeam Venture Partners. With this latest investment, Freemodel has now raised over $23 million since launching in 2020.
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